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sawz. >> well i wish they were but eyes not fooling you. price at this sap bruno gas station more than 5 dollars a gallon. and at costco in los anges tonight peopl line up to buy g beforerices go even higher. good evening. >> if your station hasn't hit 5 dollars a galietta likely just a matter of days. triple a reports the average police oakland writ now is 4.34 a llon leaping 9 cents from just yesterday. it's 4.43 in san francisco. 4.38 in san jose up 8 cents overnight. lisa is live for news san jose tonight. lisa?
>> at this chevron in san jose the praise for regular gas changed twice today. at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon that sign said 4.23 and at 4:00 o'clock wept up 46 cents. no words are required to feel the driver pain. gas at this station in san bruno is over 5 dollars a gallon. >> 5.19. my god i can't count that high for 89 not even premium. >> last time this bad in california was 2008. and this spike is supposed to be even worse. the reason? gasoline shortage. due to pipeline outage and closure in southern california and the chevron refinery fire in richmond in august. whole sale praise up 1 dollar meanshe price at the pump is shooting up too. >> 170 dollars for5 gallon. >>porter: in uthe california tis indepennt gas
station is charging nearly 6 dollars a gallon. >> take it all down and have no goods or we have to just charge that. we have no option. >>reporter: analyst at gas buddy.com say prices everywhere will rise until next week. and then level out. some gas station owners may opt to close instead of selling pricey gas. >> risking thousands of dollars of losses some station opens are throwing in the towel and saying forget it i'll buy goods when it drops in price. >> reporter: the owner of this business dent have that option. he needs gas now and someone has to pay for it. >> i have to tell my customers that the praises are even higher than usual. >>reporter: analyst say prices should finally drop 2 or 3 week from his now. live in san jose tonight, lisa, abc 7 news. >> unbelievable. thanks very much. here's a picture of car
dent need gas any more. video of car on fire on the bay bridge. disrupted westbound trfic tonigh started 9:20 on the uer deckf th brid nar the emont exit. brought it to you live on the news at 9 on coffeetv 20. 2 far right lanes were closed down half thour deal with this. good news nobody was injured no. word on what exactly caused the car to catch fire. >> contra costa county health officials say man has died from rabies. first such death there in nearly 20 years. it all started in march when the 3 34-year-old man was bitten by a bat in contra costa county late june the man developed symptoms while vacation oning in thailand. on july 31 he died in a hospital in switzerland. test confirm that rabies was the cause. rabies may go undiagnosed because doctors aren't looking for it. >> until it becomes much more advanced it can really allude diagnosis and of course average physician isn't thinking of
rabies not the average physician in a wealthycountry >>repoer: of urse once sympms devop raes is almost alwaysatal. health officials plan to hold a news conferce torro to dcuss this cas > woman charged with ditching her daughter after botched shoplifting attempt in san jose is in the santa clare county jail tonight. this is l the mug shot. she had been going by the name marsy. camera rolling when the 38-year-old woman stepped out of the car being extradite from nevada tonight. that's where she hid with maleompanion and 11 month old son. she faces burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing tir jaw dropping maneuvers ove the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering
some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. ameri cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pic pocket or theft fm person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter: she and her daughter plan to hit fleet wee week, america's cup and the castro street fair. armed with some common sense.
>> i pay attention what i have on me and make sure i don't get in a crush of people. >>reporter: she's ditching the bulky stroller. >> when there is a crowd i put her in a back carrier and kind of carry her around that way. >>reporter: always a good idea to keep the kids close. keep an eye on your belongings. these tourists have the right idea. >> we have our bag is hd it and watch if there are any les say danger we avoid it. >>reporter: the phone may in the most danger. it's attractive item for theechlts police chief offers some advice. >> if you are going to use your cell phone and having lunch or dinner or sandwich use it in the restaurant. put tonight your pocket. just lick you would your wallet. wouldn't walk around with your wallet and cash out don't do it with 3 to 500 dollar piece of electronic equipment. >> police really want everyone to have a good time but they say if something does happen call 911 right away and be a
good witness. try to remember the person who came up to you and try to recall anything that might make them stick out from the crowd so police can find them. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. now because of the convergence of fleet week and america's cup world series it's a weekend of congestion on the streets of san francisco to be sure. warning signs began flash thanksgiving morning along the embarcadero advising draivrs of street closure and detour throughout the north end of the city. the golden gate bridge district today said it will be running extra buses and ferry and bart extra trains too. san francisco likely points of congestion include land's end, 4 point, christy field and aquatic park. all on the map there big delay on the golden gate bridge too. fort baker and marin head land crowded as well. and there are half dozen other special events this weekend we haven't even talked about here. to find out how to get there using public transportation go to our web
site map on see it on tv and we'll help you get there. >> key is the forecast. sandy is here with that for us. >> yes. the forecast is looking great for all the events that are happening this coming weekend. let's check out live hd and we have clouds on different layers here both low clouds and high clouds. now if you are checking out the blue angel tomorrow fleet week festivities going on we have america's cup. sailing. race races. 10:00 o'clock in the morning. mid 50's cloudy. at 1:00 p.m. blue angels are soaring high partly sunny low 60's and there will be sunshine at 4:00 o'clock in the low 60's by 7:00 p.m. partly cloudy temperatures dropping to the upper 50's. a lot of other events happening in the bay area. we do have possibili ofome showers live doler 7d could sn be tcking. show exactly when that might happen when i come back. >> thanks very much.
tonight civil rights attorney asked a judge to put the oakland police department under federal severship. request comes after the infamous rider case that went to trial back in 2002. 4 oakland officers were accused of vigilante justice. settlement called for refor of the oakland police department. more than a decade later the reforms are still not complete. oakland city officials say full compliance is on the horizon. no police department in the nation has ever been put under federal severeship this is enormous event if it happens. >> everything he can to become an eagle scou scout. but troop leaders denying him the dhoonschieve his eams >> i cn't lievhe's in my ms right now. >> a lite girl and her dog with an emotional reunion. days after it was stolen from her. >> and 6-year-old cancer patient who is trying to bring halloween to his friends in the hospital. >> all that coming up. stay
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7 news reporter lillian explains why this scouts say no and why so many are now fighting on his behalf. >> 17-year-old ryan did everything he was supposed to do to become an eagle scout. he earned the required number of badges and completed the daunting final project just a couple weeks ago. he calls it a tolerance wall which now hangs prom fently at this school. composed of 2 88 tiles each with an anti-bullying message illustrated by school children. >> the school approved this project because we felt it promoted a positive message of
student safety and respecting all differences. >>reporter: but the boy scouts of america is denying ryan eagle scout status because they found out he was game. his mother is now trying to convince the organization to change its anti-gay policy through petition she posted on change.org n.just two days the petition has received tens of thousands of signatures. troop 212 meets here at the red building and everyone who is affiliated with the local boy scouts of america has been issued a gag order which explains why no one has returned our calls. but scout executive did release a statement that said ryan does not meet scouting membership standard on sexual orientation. he became an eagle scout in 19 sfichlt he finds the boy scout policy disappointing. he knows ryan and his family. >> to not get it based on for look of better word a technicality. had nothing to do with his progress and path
to get to this point? yes it's frustrating. >>reporter: ryan and family plan to tell the story on national television next week. this is abc 7 news. archdiocese of san ancisco has new leader tonight. uneds catholi cao e him inslled at saint ry catdr tod. w bispollod tritio as h ented through the bronze door outside group of followers cheered but gay activist made themselves heard. he's a big opponent of same sex marriages. >> it's the family catholic church believes and marriage between one man and one woman. >> certainly has a right to say the things he says but don't agree with him. nothing wrong with being gay. nothing wrong with our right to marry so we are here to stand against his installation. >>reporter: spokesman for the diocese says archbishop is willing to listen to all his parishioners. here's a really touching
story. 6-year-old san bruno boy who is battling brine cancer collecting halloween costumes for his friends in the hospital. when nick 0heard that he would be able to trick-or-treat because of a break in hisreatment he was just delighted. but he felt badly for the kids who were too sick to join him so he and his family start add costume dry. listen to him explain what gave him the idea. >> because the people in the hospital can't go trick-or-treating. >> so did you think wow! they should have costumes too. >> yes. >>reporter: how cute is he. nice kid. to get into the spirit he dressed up as "star wars"storm trooper tight. eats for peoeho cam to nate too sami is collecng co ite and go to our web siand click on see it on tv. what a picture that advertise. >> really is. >> in san jose stolen puppy is become home tonight. take a look at the tearful reunion between 10-year-old marissa and
her dog. thieves broke in the home and stole the puppy on monday yesterday she pleded for e retu offering her piy bank savgs aseward. toy this woman came forward saying woman gave her the puppy after finding it wandering in a parking lot in merced county. >> i think thank you to everybody who made this happen. i just can't believe he's in my arms rate now. i i thought it would be going on forever. just so happy here now. >>reporter: he is home. they both look adorable. hug and tears the counci member police firefighters preseed her with 6000 dlard reward check. she accepted the check but refused marissa piggy bank money. >> kent take the money. that's awesome. >> weather forecast. big weaned coming for activities. >> sandy is here with that for us. >> it's going to be a jam packed weekend of events and don't you worry. we hold off the shower chance until after
the weekend. cooler day look at the temperatures petaluma 91 yesterday. down to 70 this afternoon. it was a 21 degree drop. concord fell from 94 yesterday to 72 today. 22 degrees cool and san jos was 13 deges cooler cingnt degrees. it was cerinly a nice looking day. felt good outside. this was photo sent to you report by one of our views at the blue angels with the practice round and they of course will be out there tomorrow. let's check out life doppler 7 ht. we have clouds not only low cloud but we have higher clouds as well indicated by the brit white coloring here. the gray is the lower clouds. dealing with quite a bit of cloud cover tonight and our very own live doppler 7 hd located on mount saint helena tracking showers as early as next week so watching it for you. temperatures writ now in the 50's and 60's. clouds holding the warmth in from
early today. lack for them tonight. partly cloudy for the weekend. and chance of showers coming in monday and tuesday. now overnight tonight we will see that cloud cover so first they think tomorrow morning when you head out the door you will notice quite a bit of clouds out there and temperatures will be on the cool side. longer nights numbers dropping so we goith mainly 50's graa swterr coat hdut the door d seing yo kidff to sool make se you ha the tra layer onhem as we. he is the foreca here'whats coming. area of lowressur that will keep u on the cooler than normal side. but really we call it partly cloudy and mild weekend for most of you. by monday evening we look at showers as the system gets closer to the bay area and by tuesday we could still see som more moisture wrapping back around. may need the umbrella for two days early ne week. keep you posted on any changes that do arrive. for now we put them in the forecast. 73 tomorrow afternoon san jose. mild mix sun high cloud. 75 los gatos on the peninsula. 67
millbrae. menlo park. palo alto pacifica and hold on to the low clouds. partly cloudy afternoon opportunity san francisco 64 degrees in the north basement you will see the 60's at the coast. 71 in santa rosa. 72 for sonoma. nap a.head out to the east bay. mild mostly sunny. upper 60's oakland. san leandro. inland areas cooler than average. mild pattern. 74 concord. 76 livermore monterey bay 64 degrees in monterey. 68 in santa cruz. here's look at the accu-weather 7 day forecast. we are looking at even cooler ratings weighs head that sunday mid 70's inland low 60's coast slight chance of showers early next week. all right. two week from tonight somebody is going to the bank with a 49,000 dollar check and it could be you. all you have to do is like us on the face book page. our facebook page whether new fan or you lake this from the beginning just click the 49,000 dollar button at face back.com
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>> 16 game winner matt cain start saturday night as giants open the play offs at home against cincinnati. san francisco went through a lit work out late this afternoon at at&t park. the reds manage by
bicker took the season series 4-3. cain started all star game got a chance to practice his bunting. opposed by johnny. when san francisco won the world series 2010 zito didn't even make the post season roster. not the case this time. >> i'm glad to be healthy this year and blessed being able to make every start and having fun is everything. so i plan on having mr. fun when i get out there. >> when you get in post season play intensity level is so much higher. you go out there with so much purpose for every pitch every out so yes definitely going to be a lot more intense. >>reporter: as for the a's they arrived in detroit today. best of 5 series starts on saturday at 3:00 o'clock. oakland parker will likely get the start against justin. after starting out the jets ers big favorite to tke car ofuffa at candstick pa. bil 2 a2 afrettin roed byhe patots 52-2